David Riba of Vivilux
Interviewed by Elizabeth Townsend Gard
Date December 2018
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Dave has a long career of creativity in several different fields. The last 20 years have been focused on the world of sewing and quilting. Dave has developed many unique products and brand names. He created Kandi Corp and popularized the use of hotfix Swarovski crystals and metals as a quilting embellishment. While at Kandi Corp, he introduced many new products, including deColourant, Zwade, Crystalique, and many others. After selling Kandi Corp and retiring, Dave created a new company Harbor Sales Inc, where he shifted his focus to better lighting for all sewers and quilters. Dave’s most recent product introduction is the ViviLux® 3-in-1 Rechargeable Laser.
Past Experience in the industry